123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
dǎ tuì táng gǔ
Literal Meaning 字面意思
Signal retreat by beating the drum
To retreat; to back off; to abandon a task or job
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
Back off; back out; beat a retreat; call it quits; cut and run; backpedal
小明原本想约丽丽出门，但是看到了丽丽六个高大的哥哥以后，他就打退堂鼓了。 Ming wanted to ask Lily out, but when he saw her six giant brothers, he beat a quick retreat.
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